Amity International Business School organised HR Summit under the series “CEO Forum”, an initiative to bridge the gap between Industry & Academia and to give opportunity to students to interact with industry captains on September 23, 2016 at I-2 Moot Court, Amity University Campus Noida. The theme of this year HR Summit is “HR Transformation through Strategy & Skills for a Sustainable World Class Organization.”
HR Summit was inaugurated the by Prof. Douglas B. Shaw, Senior Associate Provost for International Strategy – The George Washington University; Mr. Rajeev Bhadauria- Director Group HR -Jindal Steel & Power Ltd; Mr. Prem Goswami- Vice President – HR, R Systems; Mr. Ajay Chowdhury – President-HR, SRF LTD; Mr. Vivek Tripathi – CHRO, LAVA International; Mr. N. K. Sharma- CGM HR, NHAI; Ms. Prachi Sinha, India Head, NACD; Ms. Kanika Tewari – Founder and CEO, Go Diverse; Ms. Rajni Gandhi – Founder- Trax Road Safety; Prof. (Dr.) Gurinder Singh, Amity Group Vice Chancellor and Director General, Amity International Business School, Amity University inaugurated the forum.

Mr. Rajeev Bhadauria- Director Group HR -Jindal Steel & Power Ltd said that technology in the last few decades have changed very rapidly and to cope up with the new development, skill sets is the real challenge for HR person. Mr. Bhadauria focused on concept of having design thinking and said that potential in humans has to be utilized. Not even 10% of real potential of a person is used. One has to think out of the box.

Mr. Prem Goswami- Vice President – HR, R Systems described about the people practices at R Systems and said that everybody need to be empowered as per the line of operation. It should not be like that Manager of company daily assigns the task to his juniors. Give enough freedom to perform functions with approval. Mr. Goswami said that if the work force is not competent or handled properly, everything would fell apart. Today’s executives are tomorrow’s managers. Mr. Goswami explained the importance of mentoring in an organization and said that mentoring is full fledged process driven activity where feedback from mentor and mentee is received. It gives management potential, skills and capabilities of employees. Mr. Goswami added that employees will leave the organization but till the time they are with organization, engage them and feel them that they are part of ecosystem.

Mr. Vivek Tripathi – CHRO, LAVA International said that it is very important develop skills in rural youth and to engage them in manufacturing sector. India in near future will become world leader in manufacturing and can become world electronic factory. India is the second largest market for mobiles & electronics and the large population of India can be gainfully employed in manufacturing. Mr. Tripathi added that to become consumer global brand it important to have affordable technology. Excellence in manufacturing can be achieved by hard work, discipline, right skill training.

Welcoming the august gathering Prof. (Dr.) Gurinder Singh, Amity Group Vice Chancellor said that Transformation is changing the Human resource structure, function, skills level and responsibilities to meet the growing demands of the volatile market and diversity of workforce. The role of HR is coming into a new state of being —strategic partnerships that focus on alignment to business goals. The learning Organization, the HR business model and continuous up skilling of HR are the accepted ways to address the immediate and future needs of the organization. The HR SUMMIT is focused on helping business partners and strategic HR executives to increase both personal and organizational performance by redesigning and reinventing the structure, function, process of Human resource for sustainability and growth of the organization to become world class organization added Prof. Singh.

During the occasion AIBS Centers of Excellence was also launched with signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
MoU was signed between Ms Rajni Gandhi, Founder TRAX-Road Safety NGO and Prof. (Dr.) Gurinder Singh. Another MoU was inked between Mr. BP Mukherjee, Director Oroprise Solutions Pvt. Ltd and Prof. (Dr.) Gurinder Singh.

During the HR Summit Amity HR Excellence Award were conferred upon to Mr. Rajeev Bhadauria- Director Group HR -Jindal Steel & Power Ltd; Mr. Prem Goswami- Vice President – HR, R Systems; Mr. Vivek Tripathi – CHRO, LAVA International – CSR; Mr. N. K. Sharma- CGM HR, NHAI; Ms. Prachi Sinha, India Head, NACD – Socio Economic Responsive Organisation; Ms Rajni Gandhi – Founder TRAX-Road Safety NGO; Mr N Rama Krishnan, General Manager -KRIBHCO.